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Timberlands Are the New Birkenstocks

Calling it now.<p>Last year, Adidas' Stan Smith sneaker <b>was the throwback shoe that was everywhere.</b> The progression from casual sneaker to must-have item was fast and furious. And last summer, it was the beloved hippie sandal, the Birkenstock, that was resurrected by the fashion pack. This season, I …

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Introducing Timberland Fall 2014 MarkMakers

The Timberland brand has a long heritage in rugged boots best suited for the outdoors and work<p>The Timberland brand has a long heritage in rugged boots best suited for the outdoors and work environments, but while the classic boot’s versatility has long been adopted from workwear to fashion, the …

Timberland MarkMakers: A Day in the Life of Sean Sullivan

Earlier we shared Timberland MarkMaker Sean Sullivan‘s passion for traditional black and white<p>Earlier we shared Timberland MarkMaker Sean Sullivan‘s passion for traditional black and white photography, and the influence of this aesthetic in his work as photographer, filmmaker and founder of The …

Gant Rugger Spring/Summer 2015 Presentation at NYFW

We spent a very toasty end-of-summer afternoon at the Maritime Hotel to preview the latest from Gant Rugger for Spring/Summer 2015. As expected, Gant …

Skechers Makes A Really Odd Choice For Its Next Spokesmodel

Ringo, 74, is set to feature in a huge global marketing campaign for Skechers' "Relaxed Fit" footwear range. Ads will appear across TV, print, outdoor, online and point of sale from Spring 2015 through June 2016.<p>In a press release, Skechers explains why is the perfect brand ambassador: His half …

Demi Lovato Is The New Face Of Skechers

Lovatics, is this the best news you've ever heard? Demi Lovato’s been signed as the face Skechers through 2016. The "Really Don't Care" singer will …

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SKECHERS Named “Hottest Major Brand in the U.S.” by Footwear Industry Expert

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., May 12, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SKECHERS USA, Inc. SKX, -1.85% today announced that sporting goods industry expert Matt …

Sneakernomics: May Sneaker Winners: Jordan, Skechers, Under Armour and Vans

MAY 2014<p>Based on my analysis of the data from SportsOneSource, Sport Footwear Sales for May gained in the low singles.<br>• Basketball sales grew more than 25%, but in May, Basketball contribution is lower than in Q1, so the leverage was not there.<br>• Running had a low single digit gain, as the tech running …

Demi Lovato Signs on with SKECHERS for Global Campaign

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jul 21, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Demi Lovato, multi-platinum selling recording artist and actress, has signed on to represent …

California Chrome Owners Sign Sponsorship Deal with Skechers

Like so many other bettors, Skechers is laying down big money in the hopes that California Chrome will complete the Triple Crown.<p>Darren Rovell of ESPN reports the shoe company has inked a deal with California Chrome’s owners Perry Martin and Steve Coburn that will make Skechers the official brand …

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Timberland: 40 years of the yellow boot

Made up from 39 components and constructed via 80 separate factory floor steps, you'd be forgiven for thinking the subject in question is a piece of Nasa technology. This, however, is the drill dedicated to the creation of a pair of yellow, eight-hole Timberland boots. It's one of fashion's most …

Under Armour, North Face, and Timberland Are Just Getting Warmed Up

Many people across the United States have experienced an onslaught of snow, ice, and frigid temperatures in recent weeks. While many businesses were …

Timberland x 10.DEEP Revamp The Euro Hiker Boot

While there’s nothing wrong with a good pair of 6-inch wheats, Timberland is known for much more than those iconic stompers. The Euro Hiker had its heyday in the early ’90s as a go-to alternative to the 7-eye silhouette, and it’s just as rugged as ever. The ’90s was very seminal period for hip-hop …

Introducing... Brooklyn Luxe, by Gant Rugger

<b>For their latest outing</b> — fall/winter 2013 — the folks at Gant Rugger looked somewhere clothing brands don't often look when searching for inspiration: the food world. Namely, the food world in Brooklyn, in the form of chefs and authors Eli and Max Sussman, plus the guys behind Kings County …

La Brea for the lads: Gant, Bonobos join the menswear mix

The 100 block of South La Brea Avenue is adding to its male-focused merchandise mix thanks to the recent opening of Gant's second Southland store -- with a Bonobos shop set to bow right next door.<p>Back in 2012 we dubbed that stretch of retail real estate "guy's gulch" after noticing that a cluster …

GANT Rugger Steps Into the Sneaker Game

Right after showing a strong Fall-Winter 2014 collection, GANT Rugger is dropping its first ever sneaker just in time for spring. Inspired by sea salt, the versatile gray plimsoll combines a silhouette synonymous with easy summer mornings and beachside breezes with a high-grade leather upper and a …

Skechers Performance Women's Go Walk 2 Super Sock 2 Slip-On Walking Shoe

• Textile<br>• Imported<br>• Rubber sole<br>• Heel measures approximately 1.5"<br>• Version 2 (13947) with Goga Mat Technology<br>• Lightweight, flexible walking shoe featuring …

Skechers a winner this Boston Marathon

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Skechers Is Having a Good Run After Hitting Some Speed Bumps

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - <b>Skechers</b> (SKX) is on a roll after badly tarnishing its reputation two years ago.<p>No, it wasn't for having Kim Kardashian as a …

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